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ULS pens three-year deal with Metro Bank


ULS has been signed a three-year deal to give Metro Bank customers conveyancing services.

The conveyancing technology firm has designed a bespoke technology package for the lender as part of the deal.

ULS chief executive Ben Thompson says: “We very much look forward to evolving our conveyancing related technology with Metro Bank and exploring how impactful this can be on overall customer experience, to the direct benefit of the bank and its mortgage borrowers.

“This is an exciting time for the whole sector as technology-led solutions, such as ours, demonstrate how they can tangibly improve how conveyancing and the wider home moving process is carried out.”



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